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(Video) Sonifying Invisible Ecologies

Artist Zimoun's sound installation highlights an invisible woodworm colony at work.

Lisa Baldini
Lisa Baldini on August 18, 2010.

Systems are not always apparent–especially microscopic ones. So much so that when we unearth an aunt colony or a beehive, there is almost something magical about exposing these small societies.

This is type of inquisition that becomes apparent when we hear Zimoun’s sound installation 25 woodworms, wood, microphone, and sound system, which further highlights the chasm between human perception and natural ecologies.

Watch below:

Zimoun : 25 woodworms, wood, microphone, sound system, 2009 from ZIMOUN VIDEO ARCHIVE on Vimeo.

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Lisa Baldini is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. As a student of Graham Harwood, Luciana Parisi, and Matthew Fuller, Lisa's interest in technology lies in how culture is changed from the bottom up through history, materiality, databases, user experience, and affective computing. A student of social media marketing, she sees how people try to engage consumers through technology and how much failure is at hand by misunderstanding the medium. A teacher at heart, she writes and curates in an effort to link the knowledge derived between the academic, art, and business worlds.

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